Multi user database - avoid updating records simultaneously

helenaagghh

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I am making a database for several people use at the same time.

Its core function is for users to look things up in a mainframe system and then update a form with things they find. In essence its just a list for them to work from...

The actual process of them looking things up takes some time so I want to avoid two people working on the same record, but I am not sure the best way to do this.

In the past I have assigned numbers (1 - 5) to each record and then opened the form with a filter, but I am sure there is a better solution than this

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks
Helena
 

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